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First Announcement of the 3rd International Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service

2019-11-01  |   Editor : fangzaiyyl  
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First Announcement of the 3rd International Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service Dec.13-14, 2019, Beijing, China

1. Background

Frequent disasters have been a serious threat to human life and social development. Disaster prevention, disaster reduction and disaster relief are eternal subjects for human survival and development. In light of the global need for disaster prevention and mitigation and driven by UNESCO’s mission to reduce disaster risk, International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO (IKCEST) would host the Third International Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service, inviting domestic and international experts in disaster risk reduction related fields, to discuss the issues about but not limited to metadata standard and best practice, and big data application, regional and national experiments, mission and vision for DRR.

2. Conference Theme

Theme:

Mission and Vision of Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service

Contents:

  • Disaster metadata standards
  • Application and best practices of DRR
  • Application of Big data and AI in DRR
  • Share cases of Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Mission and vision of DRR

3. Workshop venue

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Science

Address: A11, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

4. Hosts& Organizers

Co-Host:

International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO (IKCEST)

Section on Earth Sciences and Geo-Hazards Risk Reduction, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Organizer:

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

5. Responsible persons of the workshop

Prof. Juanle Wang. Vice director of Department for Geo-data Science and Sharing, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, E-mail: wangjl@igsnrr.ac.cn, Tel: +86-10-64888016

Dr. Chang Liu (Cathy). Director of Division of International Cooperation, International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO (IKCEST), E-mail: liuchang@cae.cn, Tel:+86-10-59300230

6. Contact information

Ms. Yuan Yuelei. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, E-mail: yuanyl@lreis.ac.cn

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